Fulbright Scholar Program

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Catalog of Awards

10358-JO

All Disciplines

Jordan
Middle East and North Africa

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Award Details
Grant Activity

Applications in all fields are welcome. Researchers are encouraged to present occasional lectures at institutions throughout Jordan.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.

In addition to being a prestigious academic exchange program, the Fulbright Program is designed to expand and strengthen relationships between the people of the United States and citizens of other nations and to promote international understanding and cooperation. To support this mission, Fulbright Scholars will be asked to give public talks, mentor students, and otherwise engage with the host community, in addition to their primary activities‎.
Grant Length
Five to 10 months
Grant Dates

Grants may begin any time after September 2020, but must be completed by August 30, 2021. Grantees with September start dates are expected to arrive in Jordan for orientation, tentatively scheduled during the first week of September. Grantees with January start dates will receive a focused orientation program upon arrival.

Locations

Any appropriate Jordanian university. All host institution affiliations will be confirmed by the Jordanian-American Commission for Educational Exchange. Accredited and registered host institutional affiliates outside of public or private Jordanian universities will be accepted on a case-by-case basis, subject to review by the Jordanian-American Commission for Educational Exchange.

Flex Option
No
Discipline Type
Applications are sought in all appropriate disciplines, but applications in the following disciplines are preferred:
Disciplines
Agriculture
American History
American Literature
American Studies
Anthropology
Archaeology
Area Studies
Business Administration
Communications
Computer Science
Creative Writing
Environmental Sciences
Film Studies
Linguistics
Public/Global Health
Religious Studies
Social Work
TEFL
Specializations
  • American History
  • American Literature
  • American Studies
  • Archaeology
  • Business Administration
  • Communications
  • Environmental Sciences
  • English Language and Literature
  • Film Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Migration Studies
  • Nursing
  • Public/Global Health
  • Religious Studies
  • Social Work
Special Features

During their grant period, Fulbright U.S. Scholars in the Middle East and North Africa region may apply for a short-term regional travel grant (seven to 14 days) for participation in a variety of activities including faculty and student lectures, graduate or faculty seminars, curriculum development, public lectures, panel presentations, needs assessment, conferences, or some combination thereof.

Number of Grants
Up to 10 grants
Activity
Research
Teaching
Teaching/Research
Category
Open to all levels of scholars, including early career
Degree Requirements
Ph.D. (or other terminal degree) required
Application Deadline
Monday, September 16, 2019
Program Staff
Julia Gordon
Phone: 
202-686-4000

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